GeekWire Calendar: Meetups

Meetups, conferences, startup events, and geeky gatherings in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Browse for local tech events, or search by date or keyword. Submit your event below for consideration for the GeekWire Calendar. Look for highlights from the GeekWire Calendar each week on GeekWire, and check out GeekWire's own unique series of signature tech events in the Seattle region.

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Founders Live Seattle

July 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

***NEW DAY THIS MONTH - A THURSDAY EVENING*** Founders LIVE is an unforgettable happy hour competition sweeping the country where up to five handpicked companies take the hot seat, with only 99 seconds to pitch their company and describe their value proposition in front of an eager audience. After the pitches and audience Q&A, the crowd will vote on a winner who will not only receive an award, but recognition from the crowd and also the opportunity to talk more…

Women in Sales- A Recruiting and Networking Event

July 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

What do Bizible, RealSelf and PayScale all have in common? Well- we were all just voted in the Top 100 Best Companies to Work for in Seattle, we're all located down in Seattle's Pioneer Square, and we are all hiring ladies like YOU. (Oh, and we all have dog friendly offices, as an extra added benefit!) Please join our companies at a Networking and Recruiting Happy Hour Event on July 27th from 5:00pm-7:00pm at the Bizible Office. We have come…

Lunch and Learn with Google and excelerate Digital

August 3 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

You're invited to attend an exclusive event brought to you by excelerate Digital, a full-service digital marketing agency in Seattle featuring a speaker from Google. The Lunch and Learn with Google is on Thursday, August 3rd doors open 11:30am and the speaker begins at 12:15pm at Washington State Convention Center. Bring a friend or colleague and join us for a free lunch and an opportunity to gain insights into the current digital marketing landscape. Space is limited, please secure your…

Startup Grind Eastside Hosts Bill Bryant Partner DFJ Venture Capital

August 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Bill Bryant is a partner at DFJ (formerly Draper Fisher Jurvetson), an American venture capital firm focused on early- and growth-stage investments in enterprise, consumer and disruptive technologies. Bill has had early and instrumental involvement in more than 25 leading software, Internet, mobile, and digital media companies, as a founder, senior executive, investor, and board member.

Waffle Wednesday

August 16 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:30am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Our popular, free breakfast event for the Seattle startup community only comes once a month, don’t miss it! Hot, fresh waffles made to order (please bring a fun fact about you for the order form and start thinking about what filling you want). First waffles come off the irons starting at 8:30am. Last call at 10:30am. Start your day off right with lovingly crafted fresh waffles and the opportunity to connect and catch up with the brightest minds of the…

CleanTech Alliance Summer Schmoozefest!

August 23 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Outstanding people...fantastic music...and a rooftop driving range. Grab your sunglasses and a stack of business cards. It’s time for the CleanTech Alliance Summer Schmoozefest! Join us August 23 as we enjoy McKinstry's wine bar and rooftop driving range with live music, craft beer, wine and plenty to eat. This is your opportunity to schmooze with the cleantech industry and those who support it.

Pacific Northwest PHP Conference 2017

September 7 @ 8:00 am - September 9 @ 5:00 pm

The Pacific Northwest PHP Conference is a 3-day event for web developers focused but not confined to PHP. In previous years have included world renowned and talented new speakers covering a range of topics like APIs, Frameworks, testing and version control. This year we are looking forward to bringing together the rich and diverse talent of our community as speakers and attendees to share knowledge and inspiration. We will dive deep into understanding technology, tools, and processes we all rely…

8th Annual PDX TechCrawl 2017

September 7 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Eat, drink and tech talk your way through Portland tech offices during the 8th Annual TechCrawl!   Last year over 3000 people joined this event. Don't miss out! Check in at WeWork Custom House between 5:00 and 5:45, where you will be given your map and stamp for the TechCrawl. Kick-off announcements at the starting location will take place from 5:30 - 5:45. Then keeping it weird Portland style, the TechCrawl is more of a free for all walking open house tour…

ChickTech’s ACT-W Seattle Conference

September 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on 09/22/2017 at 6:00pm

One event on 09/23/2017 at 9:00am

Join 400+ individuals for speaking sessions, hands-on workshops, one-on-one coaching sessions, a career/exhibit fair, and so much more. This regional happy hour and one-day conference focuses on providing content that addresses the unique women-in-tech landscape in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest. Everyone is invited to enjoy this amazing event! All proceeds from our third annual ACT-W Seattle Conference go towards providing STEM education programs to local high school girls through ChickTech. Check out the site for more information: See…

Seattle Interactive Conference

October 17 - October 18

Seattle Interactive spotlights disruptive ideas and emerging technology. Seattle Interactive spotlights disruptive thinking and technologies impacting how we work, how we play, and our day-to-day lives. Behind the boldest ideas are innovators unafraid to challenge convention and change the conversation. SIC is a place where new ideas are shared, new connections are made, and the first step to the next big thing is taken. Cutting-edge businesses and cultural beacons from around the world attend SIC to share their work and…

Startup Grind hosts Howard Behar, Retired Starbucks President, Author

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Howard's career in business spans over 50 years, all in consumer oriented businesses covering several industries. He retired from Starbucks Coffee after 21 years where he led both the domestic business, as President and was the founding President of Starbucks International. During his tenure, he participated in the growth of the company from 28 stores to over 15,000 stores spanning 5 continents.

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